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PFA Public WORKSHOPS

Learn expert strategies to help create your college and career plan

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

 


3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Glenview/Park Center at The Glen (3S)

Wed, Dec 19 7:00 PM

Park Center at The Glen Town Center

2400 Chestnut | Lakeview Room B Glenview, IL 60025

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Nichols Library - Naperville (3S)

Tue, Jan 15 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 W. Jefferson | Community Room Naperville, IL 60540

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

Sat, Jan 19 9:00 AM

Partners For Achievement

One Mid America Plaza | Conference Room 100 - 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Oak Park Public Library (3S)

Thu, Jan 24 7:00 PM

Oak Park Public Library

834 Lake Street | Veterans Room Oak Park, IL 60301

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - New Landmark MB Church (3S)

Sat, Jan 26 10:00 AM

New Landmark Missionary Baptist Church

2700 W. Wilcox | Chicago, IL 60612

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - LaGrange Public Library (3S)

Thu, Feb 21 7:00 PM

LaGrange Public Library

10 W. Cossitt Avenue | LaGrange, IL 60525

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S)

Mon, Mar 4 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Room A & B Naperville, IL 60564

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CHMS/The Top 10 Things Every Middle School Parent Should Know About Planning for College (3S)

Wed, Apr 10 1:30 PM

Clarendon Hills Middle School

301 Chicago Avenue | Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

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Host a PFA Workshop

Partners For Achievement welcomes the opportunity to share our passion and expertise. Since our inception, we have partnered with more than 60 schools, community organizations (libraries, churches, chambers of commerce, and non-profits), sports programs and corporations to host one of our 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success workshops.

 

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an evening or weekend seminar, a lunch-and-learn at your office or contact us for information regarding our booster club, PTO and sports fundraisers.

 

Contact our Community Outreach Director: outreach@pfachievement.com

Workshop Presentation Topics
College Planning: Admissions & Applications

School List Development – Major Selection – College Visits

Resume Building – Essay Writing – ACT/SAT Test Prep

College Interviews – Application Recommendations – Deadlines

 

Paying for College: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Overview – FAFSA – CSS Profile

Need-Based Aid – Private Scholarships – Merit Money

Budget Parameters – Award Assessments – Financial Aid Appeals

 

Student Mentoring: College Transition & Career Readiness

Goal Setting – Support Services – Degree Requirements

Identifying Mentors – Networking Tips – Career Readiness

Job Shadowing – Internship Opportunities – Job Search

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